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Staff & Duties

Staff & Duties
The Probation Department consists of the chief juvenile probation officer, a deputy chief juvenile probation officer, 5 deputy juvenile probation officers, an office supervisor, a legal secretary, and an office intern. Youth transports are provided by contracted transport officers.

The probation personnel work primarily with school age youth between the ages of 7 and 18, although pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS), young people may be supervised per the court until age 21. Additionally, the staff works with children under the age of 7 who are displaying aggressive or antisocial behaviors or who have been abused and/or neglected.

Youth are referred to the juvenile authorities by numerous agencies, including:

  • Churchill County Sheriff's Department
  • Fallon Police Department
  • Nevada Highway Patrol
  • Churchill County School District
  • Nevada Divisions of Parks and Recreation
  • Fish and Game
  • Child and Family Services
  • Youth Parole
  • Fallon Rural Mental Health

In addition, youth are also referred by their parents or they may contact the department on their own and request assistance.